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Houston Texans News: April 6, 2016

Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Wednesday, April 6, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

Bengals' nine free agents cost less than Texans gave Brock Osweiler - Cincinnati Bengals Blog- ESPN
The Cincinnati Bengals showed how shrewd they can be in free agency, adding quality veterans at bargain prices while other teams splurged.

2016 NFL mock draft: Houston Texans land WR Corey Coleman -
The position isn't a surprise with this pick in the SB Nation NFL writers mock draft, but the player may be.

Texans, Astros big fans of each other
The Houston Astros have some big fans in the Texans organization.

Brock Osweiler gathers Houston Texans teammates at Arizona State - Houston Texans Blog- ESPN
Brock Osweiler continues to get to know his new teammates, including many of the Texans' receivers.

Texans have $8.4 million under cap after Brandon Weeden signing - Houston Chronicle
The Texans are $8.467 million under the NFL salary-cap limit of $155.27 million following their two-year, $4 million contract for quarterback Brandon Weeden, according to NFL Players Association records.

John McClain's Texans chat wrap (April 5) - Houston Chronicle
The NFL Draft is a little more than three weeks away, and there are plenty of questions up and down the draft order.

Houston Texans took a risk in drafting Mario Williams - AFC South- ESPN
With the top pick in the 2006 draft, the Texans opted for defensive end Mario Williams instead of chasing a franchise quarterback.

Texans work out FIU cornerback Richard Leonard - Houston Chronicle
The Texans conducted a private workout for Florida International cornerback Richard Leonard. Leonard has also worked out privately for the Arizona Cardinals.

Around the League

Derrick Henry isn't the bulldozer you think he is -
And that's probably a good thing.

Which teams are in the best position to clean up in the 2016 NFL Draft? -
Is it better for a team to have more draft picks or higher draft picks? There are advantages to both.

J.J. Watt is crowned the Face of the NFL -
Watt ousted Rob Gronkowski in the Face of the NFL championship round.

The NFL will soon welcome the final Gronkowski brother -
Rob Gronkowski's youngest brother, Glenn, is projected to be a late-round pick in this year's draft.

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Astros 5, Yankees 3: The Showrrea Is Back! - The Crawfish Boxes
Keuchelangelo on the bump, Correa in the three hole on Opening Day was driving runs in every at bat, Jose Altuve was doing Jose Altuve things, Tyler White got his first Major League hit...and the Astros won. Can it get any better than this?

Houston Rockets vs. Dallas Mavericks game preview - The Dream Shake
The Rockets and Mavericks finish their season series in the biggest game of the season for both teams.

Texas baseball shut out at home by TAMU-CC - Burnt Orange Nation
It's now difficult to point to any single positive thing about this baseball team.

Spring Football, So Far 4.6.16 - Viva The Matadors
Spring Football, So Far breaks down an excellent Zach Austin route and talks the Tech Athletics live stream.

TCU News: QB Battles Rages On - Frogs O' War
There was no clear answer as to who will take the reigns when TCU Football opens the season September 3rd.

2017 OL/DL Jayden Peevy commits to Baylor! - Our Daily Bears
View the FanShot on SB Nation.

Things Aggie Internetters Love - Good Bull Hunting
There's some guy named Clayton somewhere right now willing and ready to police your life choices all in the name of gig 'em.

Ranking the Best NCAA Basketball Programs, 2016 Edition - Barking Carnival
Another NCAA Tournament has ended; the confetti has fallen in Houston, Villanova has prevailed, and Twitter is overflowing with pictures of arguably the greatest basketball player of all time...

Chad Morris beats Power Five programs by getting OL Alan Ali - Underdog Dynasty
The Mustangs beat out several Power 5 programs to earn Ali's commitment.

DT Rewind: Week of March 27 - Dynamo Theory
Recap the week from RGVFC's first game to the Dash's preseason win.